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Malaysia-Singapore rail tender deadline postponed

SINGAPORE: The deadline for bidders to submit their tenders for the development of a high-speed rail line between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur has been postponed by six months due to the complexity of the project, the


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Changi Airport appoints Heatherwick, KPF, Arup & Mott MacDonald for Terminal 5 project

Changi Airports Group (CAG) has named three teams of consultants to work on its planned Terminal 5, which is intended to double the airport’s capacity and allow Singapore to compete for the title of Southeast Asia’s


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21 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 21 building plans in February – four on Hong Kong Island, 10 in Kowloon and seven in the New Territories. Eleven were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, six for commercial developments, two


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Indonesia expected to spend $19bn on infrastructure projects

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s chief economic minister said on Monday that 14 infrastructure projects, worth 264 trillion rupiah (US$19.17 billion), are expected to be dropped from the government’s strategic development plan due to lack of progress. These projects


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Chinese firm to invest $800 million on Sri Lanka Port City underground road

COLOMBO- China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) will invest $800 million to build an underground road network to Sri Lanka’s Port City, a $1.4 billion project built on reclaimed land, a government minister said. The plan, for


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17 land transactions in Q1

The Lands Department registered 13 lease modifications and four land exchanges in the Land Registry during the quarter ending March, of which seven were technical changes involving nil premium. Seven transactions were on Hong Kong Island,


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Construction firms to benefit from Malaysia’s infrastructure spending

Construction companies like HSS Engineers Bhd, TRC Synergy and Econpile Holdings Bhd are among the construction companies that stand to benefit from government spending on infrastructure projects. Rakuten Trade Sdn Bhd vice-president (research) Vincent Lau told


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Hong Kong Gov’t to enhance harbourfront

The Development Bureau will have two main harbourfront development tasks in the future. Secretary for Development Michael Wong told lawmakers today the bureau’s first task will be to optimally use a dedicated funding of $500 million.


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Consortia selected for KL-Singapore high speed rail civil works

KUALA LUMPUR: MyHSR Corporation Sdn Bhd has completed its project delivery partner (PDP) tender and has selected two consortia to assist with the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (KL-SG HSR) project’s civil works portion. The Malaysian


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Hong Kong: Bridge Concrete structures alleged to have drifted, fallen into sea

Alarm bells were ringing last week over the apparent drift of a large quantity of concrete structures intended to protect the edges of two artificial islands that form an undersea link along the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge.


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